Farnell element14 extends BBC Micro:bit availability in Europe

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Farnell element14, the Development Distributor, has made the BBC Micro:bit available for sale across Europe. The BBC micro:bit is a hands-on, easy-to-use introduction to the world of technology and is packed with features that provide endless possibilities for creativity. The device is supported by a website, that features a range of resources and tutorials to help users take advantage of the BBC micro:bit’s vast potential.

In response to an unprecedented demand following the gifting of one million BBC micro:bits to schools across the UK, Farnell element14 has broadened availability of the BBC micro:bit to resellers across Europe. The BBC Micro:bit is now available to buy in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain.

To find a reseller and learn more about the BBC Micro:bit visit the element14 community.


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Farnell Global is a fast and reliable distributor of products and technology for electronic and industrial system design, maintenance and repair.  From research and design through prototype to production, Farnell helps its customers access the products and services they need 24/7.  With more than 80 years of experience, 47 localised websites, and a dedicated team of over 3,500 employees, Farnell provides every component its customers need to build the technology of tomorrow.

Farnell Global trades as Farnell in Europe, Newark in North America, and element14 in Asia Pacific.  It also sells direct to consumers through its CPC business in the UK.

Farnell Global has been part of the established global technology distributor, Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT), since 2016. Today, this relationship allows the company to support its customers at every stage of the product life cycle, offering a truly unique distribution model, as well as expertise in end-to-end delivery and product design.

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